MAYA: The Exhibition + Great Balloon Glow raise the bar for weekend plans


This restored jade maskette is believed to be from Peten, Guatemala, and dates back to between 200-900 A.D. The item will be one of more than 300 artifacts on display for the first time ever in the United States at the “Maya: The Great Jaguar Rises” exhibit opening at Union Station.

What’s shakin’ in Downtown KC

MAYA: The Exhibition arrives @ Union Station – Friday

Boz Scaggs is back! Out of the Blues Tour – Friday

Carin Leon to shake, rattle & roll the Midland – Friday

Great Balloon Glow to light up the night sky – Saturday

Kansas City’s Great Balloon Glow returns Saturday to light up the night sky. Over 20 hot air balloons will be on the National WWI Museum and Memorial’s North and South Lawns. The public is welcome to gather at 5 p.m. for food trucks, picnicking, live music from Grand Marquis, and more.


About Alice. Live @ City Stage – thru Aug. 28

Annual Spotlight: Charlie ‘Yardbird’ Parker  – begins Sunday

Cabaret. Live @ Crown Center – thru Aug. 28

Kendrick Lamar: The Big Steppers Tour at T Mo’ – Sunday

Kendrick Lamar, considered to be one of the most influential rappers of his generation, leads his global tour into Downtown KC this Sunday at the T-Mobile Center.


 + Live Music nightly in the Big Town +

Black Box + The Blue Room + Green Lady Lounge + KC Live! Block

KnuckleheadsLemonade Park + Mutual Musicians Foundation

+ The Phoenix + Record BarThe ShipThe Truman